Early-Bird Registration until May 12 for Rock the Riverfront featuring the Charity Classic

EAU CLAIRE, WI (April 19, 2019) — Early-bird registration ends May 12 for the RCU Foundation’s Rock the Riverfront featuring the Charity Classic. The event will take place on Saturday, June 22, 2019 in downtown Eau Claire’s Phoenix Park, and includes a 10K and 2 mile run/walk, ½ and ¼ mile youth races, music, family games, and food trucks. Registration is available online.

In celebration of the event’s 25th year, all participants who finish the run/walk will receive a finisher medal. Also, 1st, 2nd, and 3rd place award medals will be given to the top male and top female 10K & 2 Mile finishers in their age categories.

Special early bird pricing is available until May 12, 2019. Registration for the 10K and 2 mile is just $30; youth races are $10.  Teams are another option, with per-person registration for the 10K and 2 mile at $35; youth team registrations are $15 each. All registered participants receive a free t-shirt, meal ticket, and one free charity vote.

Again this year, there will be a chance to win $500 by participating in the Rock Hunt sponsored by Market & Johnson. Clues will be posted the week of June 17-21.

Proceeds for the event will go to our three partner charities: Eau Claire Public Schools Foundation, The Open Door Clinic, and Stepping Stones: Food, Shelter, Support. Registered participants receive one free vote at the time of registration; additional votes can be purchased at $2 each. The charity with the most votes will receive $15,000, second place will receive $7,500, and third will receive $5,000.

Rock the Riverfront featuring the Charity Classic offers beautiful running routes, plenty of family fun, and the opportunity to benefit three organizations that are making a positive impact in our communities. Runners and non-runners alike won’t want to miss this event!

About RCU Foundation

The RCU Foundation (Foundation) was established in 2012 to support organizations and initiatives in communities where Royal Credit Union operates in western Wisconsin and eastern Minnesota.  The Foundation focuses on large-scale, capital projects that help build community and create the spaces where people come together. Focus areas include education, health, and the arts. The Foundation hosts the annual Rock the Riverfront-Charity Classic event in Eau Claire. Currently, it has awarded more than $8 million in grants. Contact for more information.


Community Engagement Coordinator
Royal Credit Union
200 Riverfront Terrace
Eau Claire, WI 54703
715-833-8112 (office)
715-563-6711 (mobile)

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